As part of Pushworth’s committment to incorporating Wellness into your Music Business plan, Nichola Burton shares her best practices for your Gig Well Check In and Check List.

Live Music Artists, you are exposed weekly to  possible infection.

The Gig Safe Code includes a Strong Wellness Practice for all Live Music Artists. Your Immune System has to be a greater focus now. We recommend that you take definitive Wellness action as part of your Gig Safe plan.

WHO have advised that large doses of Vitamin C has been instrumental in the fight against this virus. Focus on practices that help boost and protect your immune system.. Perhaps increase your exercise regime to regulate your nervous system and increase your oxygen levels. Cut out sugar. Eat clean and green. Sit in the sun each morning to boost your Vitamin D. See below for some of our favourite Wellness tips!

9 Wellness Steps to Take When You Have a Flu

Colloidal Silver

Colloidal Silver is a water solution containing nanometer sized particles of suspended silver. The silver particles are so small that normal filtering processes cannot remove them. It is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent that may be able to fight and kill pathogens that make us sick. My grandmother took it when she was a child. It was an old remedy for the flu and common cold.

Lemons

LEMONS are loaded with vitamin C, which is known to support the body’s immune system and it alkalises the body. Is reported to decrease the strength of the cold and flu virus in the body and reduce phlegm.

Garlic

Garlic is great at treating sore throats and infections. Garlic contains the immune-boosting compound allicin, also known to relieve cold and flu symptoms. I find that if I eat a whole clove – yes it takes like shit – but it works faster and I feel better sooner.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is known as a natural antibiotic, is a powerful antioxidant. Have it in your tea or on your cereal..

Turmeric

Turmeric contains an anti-inflammatory compound called curcumin, which has strong cold and flu fighting properties. Turmeric has strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Add heaps to a curry. Sweat it out.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar can fight off infection, reduce inflammation, kill fungus, regulate pH balance, and wash toxins from the body. It’s also known to restore alkaline acid balance.

Orange and Ginger Bath

Dr Chau, my family doctor for many years, gave this Orange and Ginger Bath remedy to me and I’ve used it successfully. Boil 6 whole oranges with one big stick of ginger. Add to boiling hot bath. Sit in it for as long as you can. It stings so don’t touch your eyes.

Clove Oil

Clove Oil can work wonders in boosting your immunity. For its high anti-inflammatory properties, clove oil can come handy during times of sore throat, cough, cold and sinusitis. Consuming the excellent expectorant clove oil can not only clear the nasal passage and gives you respite from respiratory problems but it also has a cooling effect on nasal cavity and throat.  Add three to 10 drops of oil to a glass of water twice a day and continue until symptoms subside. Or put the oil directly under your tongue and hold for 60 seconds.

Thieves Oil

Thieves Oil – Back in the time of the Black Death (also known as bubonic plague) Thieves that rifled through dead bodies stumbled across a formula that protected them from the plaque. I have made my own since I was in New York during the Ebola breakout in 2014. Google to find the recipe. Its easy and the ingredients can be found at any chemist.

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Nichola Burton

Nichola Burton

Nichola Burton is the CEO of The Pushworth Group, Coach and Program Manager for Music Means Business, Event Manager and Producer, Artist Manager, Podcaster, Author, Musician and Vocalist in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia with over 30 years experience working with Musicians, Performers, developing Artists and coaching them through Marketing, Branding, Show and Business Management. She holds qualifications in Business and Front Line Management, Training and Workshop Delivery, Music Business Management and Piano and Voice from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music.

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